Haute Top 5: Best Nightclubs in London 2017

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Big cities offer a cross section of all kinds of nightlife, don’t get lured into tourist traps and sub-standard clubs. Whether you’re looking to dance the night away or want the perfect spot for an elite social setting, we’ve got you covered for London’s best.


1 The Box

Like a little entertainment when you’re in the party mood? The Box brings London’s party elite a buzzing mix of club-scene and crazy cabaret. If you’re more of the demure type then this may not be the place for you, the live shows are certainly on the whacky side, and somewhat controversial. The explicit “theatre of varieties” recalls 1940’s French boudoir, with seductive candle-lit hallways and hazy mirrors. You are likely to see some OTT provocative performances and perhaps a royal or two. Stop by when you’re in the mood for a little evening madness...perhaps after a couple strong cocktails.
Walker's Ct, Soho, London W1F 0SD

2 Tape

Tape is all about the music and a favourite venue during London Fashion Week. Deemed the “home” of London’s music industry, Tape was inspired and designed by Grammy award winning Dallas Austin, who put his energies into several projects (Abbey Road, Tile Yard and AIR Studios) and produced records for Madonna, Michael Jackson, Duran Duran, Rihanna and Gwen Stefani. The venue combines a nightclub, recording studio and luxurious members lounge, catering for the most selective of guests. The interior is scattered with platforms and elevated tables giving partygoers the feeling of being on stage. Tape attracts influential members of the music industry with internationally renowned DJs. Music lovers - this one’s for you.
17 Hanover Square, Mayfair, London W1S 1HU

3 Toy Room

Toy Room specializes in Hip Hop and RnB, making it the go-to for those who want a little bump and grind. By club standards this one would be considered intimate, only able to host 180 people at a time. As a consequence the boutique venue is a little choosier about the guest list, which alters the appeal to those seeking a premium night on the town. Toy Room came together by collaboration of some of the most experienced club owners in London, woven together with a distinct Italian lounge vibe.
The London Paladium, 8-9 Argyll St, Soho, London W1F 7TF

4 Paper

Paper closed its doors back in 2009 and the venue was turned into a five star hotel. Now the iconic club is ready for a revival, finding its new home in Soho. Having boasted the proud reputation of being a celebrity hotspot, Paper frequently hosted A-listers like Beyonce, Fergie and P. Diddy. Paper London has made a comeback with a totally different, but an equally premium, atmosphere catering to London’s elite. No expense was spared in the new design, which manifested into a basement club and a ground-floor cocktail bar. The exclusive venue features a dining room, cigar room and an ultra swish VIP lounge. Paper also offers adjoining suites and mysterious passageways, ensuring plenty of socializing as well as designated private enclaves for - ahem - more intimate conversation.
68 Regent St, Soho, London W1B 4DY,

5 Project

Established in 2012, Project is an iconic venue, and the owners are happy to keep it ultra exclusive. Located in Fitzrovia, Project is a mid-sized club with a clever layout and plenty of private tables primed for celebrity spotting. The dance floor is generous with impressive lighting and imposing columns, bordered by a long sleek bar. The music generally leans towards house, which complements the flashing lights and uber hi-tech sound system. The venue has been thoroughly designed to get guests in the party mood from the very second they set foot inside. Pop on your best look and hit the town in style.
78 Wells St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 3QL